After studying the J. Christopherâ€™s restaurant chain last year, Dick Holbrook and Sam Haddock came away with a simple assessment.
Holbrook and Haddock had spent more than 30 years each in the restaurant business, working with brands such as Arbyâ€™s, Popeyes, Wendyâ€™s and Moeâ€™s.
â€œThe great news is that J. Christopherâ€™s is a great place to have breakfast,â€ Haddock said they concluded. â€œThe bad news is that J. Christopherâ€™s is a great place to have breakfast.â€
A year later, Holbrook and Haddock say they have J. Christopherâ€™s poised to grow as a breakfast, brunch and lunch spot. The two restaurant veterans formed in August 2007 a partnership with Jay McCann and Chris Brogdon, the founders of the concept, to create J. Christopherâ€™s Restaurants LLC.
The new company was established to help J. Christopherâ€™s expand, primarily through franchised restaurants. The Atlanta-based chain had 16 locations at the time the deal was signed. It has since added locations in Vinings, Nashville, Kennesawâ€™s Town Center and north Roswell. Read full article.